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Friday, May 31, 2013
Celebrating Black Farmers in America Past and Present: A Benefit Fundraiser
Note: This event has passed but we wanted to spotlight a significant benefit that many might not have of heard of before!
Black Urban Growers Benefit
Celebrating Black Farmers Past and Present
Join BUGS (Black Urban Growers) along with many notable local and national organizations on
Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
for an evening of delicious food, music and conversation to raise funds for New York City's third Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference.
Photodocumentary Screening followed by Q&A Session
John Francis Ficara will present his award winning photgraphic documentary project "Black Farmers In America."
Regina Bernard - Assistant Professor of Black and Hispanic Studies at Baruch College
Kolu Zigbi - Program Officer for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems at the Jessie Noyes Foundation
Karen Washington - Co-Founder of La Familia Verde Garden Coalition; Named one of Ebony Magazine's 100 Influential People
Refreshments and Appetizers will be Served
DJ spinnin' Soul, R&B, Rock, Funk, Jazz and Afrobeats
For press inquires, donations and sponsorship opportunities, please :
148 W 37th Street
New York, NY 10018
Purchase Your Tickets Below!
Tickets will also be available at the door!
Donations are Welcome
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BUGS (Black Urban Growers)